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Edmonds, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Edmonds had a population of 41,679 as of July 1, 2016. Edmonds ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Edmonds is located at latitude 47.8255 and longitude -122.3675 in Snohomish County. The formal boundaries for the City of Edmonds (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.9 sq. miles and a water area of 9.52 sq. miles. Snohomish County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of Edmonds (GNIS ID: 2410403) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Edmonds is located within Edmonds Division of Snohomish County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Edmonds population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Edmonds: Edmunds.

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Edmonds, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,679
Population in Households 41,307
Population in Familes 31,747
Population in Group Qrtrs 372
Population Density1 4,682
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 18,234
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 11,202
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,332 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,902 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,091 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $446,888
Average Home Value $513,979


Median Household Income $76,219
Average Household Income $103,437
Per Capita Income $45,463
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 1.18%
Households 0.77% 1.16%
Families 0.7% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Edmonds, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Edmonds to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 27 96th
Population Density1 # 18 97th
Diversity Index2 # 253 60th
Median Household Income # 133 79th
Per Capita Income # 48 93rd

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